Thursday, July 23, 2009

Interactive Artist

Daily Gazette: Works at Mohawk Hudson Regional creating a tactile, emotional response
Materials grab viewer as much as themes, ideas in Regional show
This year’s Regional at the University Art Museum, juried by Matthew Higgs, has to be one of the most unusual in the history of the 73-year-old exhibit.
Inventor-artist Abraham Ferraro of Rensselaer takes a Pop Art twist with “One Morning I Woke With a Bright Idea,” an eight-foot-wide mound of bright-colored wires and flashing lights, topped with a giant, circus-like light switch.

2009 Artists of the Mohawk-Hudson Region
June 25 - August 8, 2009
University Art Museum, University at Albany [maps]
Hours: Tues.- Fri. 10 am to 5 pm; Sat. & Sun. 12 to 4 pm. Closed Mondays
Free and open to the public

See more interactive art at abeZart YouTube videos or this Abraham Ferraro portfolio.

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